Source: Bianca Prieto / Orlando Sentinel
A crowd of hundreds gathered inside a small church near downtown Sanford this afternoon in the latest call for justice in last month’s fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
As people entered the church, they were asked to sign a petition that called for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, the white crime watch volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Feb. 26.
“We come together today in the name of justice,” said Pastor Valerie Henry. “We stand as his voice.”
The crowd cheered, clapped and shouted “Amen” as leaders for the NAACP, the Urban League and the Sanford City Commission pledged to fight for justice.
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